monometallic

[ mon-oh-muh-tal-ik ]
/ ˌmɒn oʊ məˈtæl ɪk /
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adjective

of or using one metal.
pertaining to monometallism.

Origin of monometallic

First recorded in 1875–80; mono- + metallic
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British Dictionary definitions for monometallic

monometallic

/ (ˌmɒnəʊmɪˈtælɪk) /

adjective

(esp of coins) consisting of one metal only
relating to monometallism
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Word Origin and History for monometallic

monometallic


adj.

1877 in currency sense, from mono- + metallic.

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